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Jaco Pastorius Net Worth

Jaco Pastorius Net Worth is
$6 Million

Jaco Pastorius Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

John Francis Anthony Pastorius III (December 1, 1951 – September 21, 1987), known as Jaco Pastorius, was an influential American jazz musician, composer, big band leader and electric bass player. He is best known for his work with Weather Report from 1976 to 1981, as well as work with artists including Joni Mitchell and his own solo projects.His playing was known for its highly technical, Latin-influenced 16th-note funk, lyrical soloing on fretless bass and innovative use of harmonics. He was inducted into the Down Beat Jazz Hall of Fame in 1988, one of only seven bassists so honored (and the only electric bass guitarist).
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IMDB Wikipedia

Full NameJaco Pastorius
Date Of BirthDecember 1, 1951
Died1987-09-21
Place Of BirthNorristown, Pennsylvania, USA
ProfessionComposer, Soundtrack
EducationNortheast High School
NationalityAmerican
SpouseIngrid Horn-Müller, Tracy Lee
ChildrenMary Pastorius, Julius Pastorius, Felix Pastorius
ParentsJack Pastorius, Stephanie Katherine Haapala Pastorius
SiblingsGregory Pastorius
Music GroupsWeather Report, Jaco Pastorius Big Band, Blood, Sweat & Tears
MoviesJaco, Shadows and Light, Weather Report: Live at Montreux 1976
Star SignSagittarius
#Trademark
1Fender Jazz bass
2Revolutionary bass playing technique
#Fact
1Came to prominence after backing both The Temptations and The Supremes.
2Forced by a football injury to his arm while in his teens to give up playing piano and saxophone and concentrate on drums and bass.
3His 1976 self-titled solo album is considered a seminal work in the history of jazz fusion, containing such highlights as the cover of Miles Davis's "Donna Lee", "Continuum", "Portrait of Tracy" and "Opus Pocus".
4Other than playing in Weather Report, Jaco also performed and recorded with Herbie Hancock, Pat Metheny, Joni Mitchell, Al Di Meola and Mike Stern. He was also involved in a big band solo project Word of Mouth, who released one album in 1981.
5With Ingrid, he had twin sons, Julius and Felix, born on June 9, 1982.
6He performed on five of Weather Report's studio albums. Those albums are called "Black Market" (1976), "Heavy Weather" (1977), "Mr. Gone" (1978), "Night Passage" (1980) and "Weather Report" (1982). He also played on their 1979 live album "8:30".
7Regarded as one of the most influential bass players of all time.
8Was beaten to death by a Florida club bouncer.
9Bassist For Jazz Band Weather Report

Soundtrack

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Shadows and Light1980Video documentary performer: "Jaco's Solo" / writer: "Jaco's Solo"

Composer

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Shadows and Light1980Video documentary

Self

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Shadows and Light1980Video documentaryHimself - bass

Archive Footage

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Jaco2015DocumentaryHimself
This Beat Goes On: Canadian Pop Music in the 1970s2009TV Movie documentaryHimself

Known for movies


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